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Gender: M Meaning of Darius: "kingly or possess well" Origin of Darius: Persian or Latin from Greek Darius's Popularity in 2016: #515

Darius is a historic name via Emperor Darius the Great, a key figure in ancient Persian history, and several other Persian kings. His name today has an appealingly artistic image, which might well be found on a concert program or gallery announcement.

Among its cultural inspirations is composer Darius Milhaud. Journalist Christiane Amanpour, who was raised in Tehran, named her son Darius.

Famous People Named Darius

Darius I-III, Kings of Persia
Darius Carlos Rucker, American singer
Darius Jermaine Butler, American football player
Darius Reynaud, American football player
Darius Fleming, American football player
Darius Boyd, Australian rugby league footballer
Darius Aaron Morris, American basketball player
Darius Slay, American football player
Darius LaVar Miles, American basketball player
Darius Tiyon Miller, American basketball player
Darius Campbell, Scottish singer and actor

Pop Culture References for the name Darius

Darius, a character in the Hunger Games trilogy by Suzanne Collins
Darius, a character in the series 'House of Night' (PC Cast)
Darius, a character in the Ascendance trilogy by Jennifer A. Nielsen
Darius, a champion in the video game League of Legends
Darius, an Immortal from Highlander: The Series
Darius, character in anime Fullmetal Alchemist
Darius, character in video game Need for Speed: Carbon
Darius, the Hand of Noxus, character in video game League of Legends
Darius, wolf character from the Patrick Carman books The Land of Elyon
Darius Britt, female main character in Safety Not Guaranteed

Darrius, Darious, Derrius, Dariess, Darias

Darius's International Variations

Dario (Italian) Dariusz (Slavic)